Matlock architects firm celebrate arts centre opening

A stunning new £6.6million arts centre designed by a Matlock architect and built by a Derbyshire firm has just opened in West Yorkshire.

The East Midlands Chamber has hit out at a government decision not to electrify the Midland Mail Line all the way through the East Midlands.

Government wrong not to electrify all of Midland Main Line, East Midlands Chamber says

A government decision not to electrify the Midland Main Line railway all the way through the East Midlands is wrong, a leading business group has said.
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Jet2 has apologised to those who were on the plane.

Terrifying moment UK-bound plane ‘fell from the sky’ on return leg from Ibiza

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.
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Peak Coffee entrepreneurs Sue and Glyn Jones.

Ex-police detective looks to expand £1m coffee business

A former Derbyshire police inspector is looking to launch a new special branch of his booming £1million coffee capsule supply business.

Thornbridge brewery executives Simon Walkden and Simon Webster.

Bakewell brewery makes expansion plan after sales surge

A Bakewell brewery is looking to expand its premises and staff in the near future after seeing its cask and bottle sales take rocket nationwide.

The new 10 note. Photo - Bank of England.

Everything you need to know about the new £10 note

Just as we've stopped trying to rip apart the new indestructible £5 notes, the new £10 note has been revealed by Bank of England governor Mark Carney at Winchester Cathedral.
A Derbyshire town has been named as having the fastest rising property prices in Britain.

Which Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain?

A Derbyshire town has the fastest rising property prices in Britain, according to a property website.

Council to host corporate games for active workplaces

Council to host corporate games for active workplaces

Derbyshire Dales District Council is to host a new sporting fixture later this summer, aimed at encouraging local workplaces to help maintain employees’ fitness.

Residents say the development would threaten the green belt and add pressure to schools already at capacity.

Darley Dale residents look to block housing development

Darley Dale residents have mobilised an action group to fight plans for a 126-home development they say would violate building restrictions.

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BREAKING NEWS: HS2 route through Derbyshire is confirmed

The route the HS2 high-speed rail link will take through Derbyshire has been confirmed - and it includes a station at Chesterfield.

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Charity calls for rethink of ‘flawed’ Universal Credit

Charity calls for rethink of ‘flawed’ Universal Credit

A leading social rights charity is calling on the government to rethink part of its welfare reforms before they are fully rolled out in Derbyshire Dales.

Dr Peter Holden, of the Imperial Road Group surgery.

GP calls for ‘black alert’ system to protect patients

A Matlock GP is leading urgent efforts to create a ‘black alert’ warning system which would highlight growing risks to patient care in the NHS.

The leader of Derbyshire County Council, Councillor Berry Lewis.

Derbyshire plans to spend extra cash on roads and public transport under proposed new budget

An extra £6m to improve roads and a £3m boost to public transport are among changes being proposed in a revised budget that Derbyshire County Council is considering.

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The Victorian Matlock Bath rail station is back on track as a community hub.

Matlock Bath station reopens as wildlife discovery hub

A long-neglected Matlock Bath railway building is bustling with life once again after it reopened this month as a wildlife discovery centre.


New CBeebies Land Hotel is a surefire hit with young and old

Toddlers and nice hotels are not usually a winning combination.

Forwarding the message will help no-one, Hoax Slayer says.

Anyone know a Jayden K. Smith? Ignore this Facebook hack warning

Facebook users are seeing warnings about a hacker called Jayden K Smith – as a viral message circulates via Messenger, warning people not to accept his friendship requests.

Northern services across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire will be affected by the industrial action.

Strike action underway on Northern rail network

Train passengers are facing disruption this weekend as Northern rail workers stage a three-day walkout.
Chiffchaff's post at Brocco on the Park

A classy home from home nestled between Sheffield greenery and bustle

Add Brocco on the Park to the long list of everything that is great about Sheffield.


VIDEO: KLM plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport

KLM airline boss Warner Rootliep has revealed plans to soar passenger numbers at Leeds Bradford Airport - establishing it as Yorkshire's gateway to the world.
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The RMT has staged several walkouts over the driver only plans

Industrial strike action forces train operator to provide alternate timetable

Train operator Northern has announced a timetable for train services set to run during three days of industrial strike action.

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